Dr. Rab Nawaz Lodhi

Dr. Rab Nawaz Lodhi

Associate Professor

rabnawaz.lodhi@ucp.edu.pk
Ext: 781

Dr. Rab Nawaz Lodhi is an Associate Professor of Management at UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He is HEC approved PhD supervisor. He is also a Visiting Research Scholar at M3 Center of Muma College of Business, University of South Florida, USA. He has vast teaching, training, and research in Pakistan, Malaysia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Netherland, Indonesia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and United States of America (USA). He has 45 HEC recognized research publications including in Impact Factor Journals of Emerald, Sage, John Wiley and Sons, Springer and Taylor and Francis Groups. He is also a Guest Editor of Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (SSCI, Impact Factor 2.796), Emerald, for a special issue on Qualitative Research in Hospitality and Tourism Management. He conducted training sessions from lower level to top level staff in different Government and private organizations and also provided research consultancies to the different project teams including USAID and Harvard University USA funded projects. He is an international trainer of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, mixed methods design and data analytical tools e.g., NVivo, MaxQDA, Atlas-ti, SPSS, STATA, AMOS, Smart PLS, MPlus, etc. In 2013, QSR International Pty Limited Australia certified him as trainer and consultant of QSR NVivo 9/10 in Asia Pacific Regions. He is also a trainer of Modern Learning and Teaching Techniques, Blended and Flipped Learning, Outcome Based Education (OBE) and Learning Management System. More than 50 universities and research institutes in different countries invited him for various training programs and funded research projects. He is very friendly and down-to-earth who always willing and glad to lend a helping hand to make the world a better place.

PhD Management Sciences Bahria University Islamabad 2011-2016
MS Business Administration Superior University Lahore 2008-2011
B. Com (Hons.) Commerce (Accounting and Finance) Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab Lahore 2004-2008
Associate Professor University of Central Punjab Lahore, Pakistan 2019-todate
Assistant Professor / Head of PhD program Institute of Business and Management, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan 2016 – 2019
Lecturer Institute of Business and Management, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan 2014 – 2016
Lecturer COMSATS Institute of Information Technology 2012-2014
Manager Accounts Sachal Energy Development (Pvt.) Limited 2011-2012
Accounts Officer FCMC (Pvt.) Limited 2008 – 2011
Academic Support Coordinator K.I. Educational Trust (Registered) Lahore 2005 – 2008
1Lodhi, R. N., Aftab, F., & Mahmood, Z. (2015). Success of Absorptive Capacity for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan. Global Management Journal for Academic & Corporate Studies, 4(1), 26-37. HEC Y Category Journal
2Lodhi, R. N., Tahir, S., & Safdar, S. (2016). Empirical Study of the Acceptance of ERP System in Public Sector Service-Based Organizations of Pakistan. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, 12(1) 121-136, HEC Recognized X Category Journal
3Lodhi, R. N., & Abdullah, M. (2016). An Empirical Investigation of the Effectiveness of ERP Quality: Evidence from Corporate Sector of Pakistan. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, 12 (2), 71-88, HEC Recognized X Category Journal
4Lodhi, R.N., Ali, A., & Bukhari, S., Mobin, S. (2017). Knowledge Quality and Organizational Performance: Evidence from ERP-Based Organizations in Pakistan. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, 13(1) 15-35 HEC Recognized X Category Journal
5Lodhi, R. N., Rana, W., & Mahmood, Z. (2019). Moderating Role of Competitive Intensity and Brand Image on Customer Relationship Management in Telecom Sector of Pakistan. Pakistan Business Review, 21 (2). 176-191. HEC Recognized X Category Journal
6Lodhi, R. N., & Malik, R. K. (2013). Impact of Electricity Shortage on Daily Routines: A Case Study of Pakistan. Energy & Environment, 25 (5), 701-709. Sage Publications Limited, SSCI Impact Factor 1.775 Q2 Ranked, HEC Recognized W Category
7Naeem, A., Mirza, N. H., Ayub, R. M., & Lodhi, R. N. (2019). HRM practices and faculty's knowledge sharing behavior: Mediation of affective commitment and affect-based trust. Studies in Higher Education, Taylor & Francis, 44 (3), 499-512. SSCI Impact Factor 3.000 Q1 Ranked, HEC Recognized W Category
8Khalid, H., Lodhi, R. N., Zahid, M. (2019). Exploring Inside the Box: A Cross Cultural Examination of Stimuli Affecting Fast Food Addiction, British Food Journal, 121 (1), 6-21. Emerald Publishing Group, SCI Impact Factor 2.102 Q1 Ranked. HEC Recognized W Category
9Javed, M., Akhtar, W., Husnain, M., Lodhi, R. N (2020). A Stakeholder-Centric Paradigm Bids Well for the ‘Business Case’- An Investigation through Moderated-Mediation Model. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. John Wiley & Sons, SCI Impact Factor 4.542 Q1 Ranked. 27(6), 2563-2577. HEC Recognized W Category
10Mahmood, Z., Alonazi, W. B., Baloch, M. A. & Lodhi, R. N., (2021). The dark triad and counterproductive work behaviors: A multiple mediation analysis. Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja, SSCI Impact Factor: 2.229 Q2 Ranked, publisher: Taylor & Francis. Accepted. HEC Recognized W Category
11Ghazanfar, U., Lodhi, R. N., Bandeali, M. S. M. & Khalil, A. (2021). An Empirical Relationship between Trade Liberalization and Poverty: Comparative analysis of Selected SAARC Countries. Estudios de Economía. 32 (1) SSCI Impact Factor: 0.545 Q4 Ranked
12Butt, A., Lodhi, R. N., Butt, K. S., (2020). Staff Retention: A Factor of Competitive Advantage in Higher Education Sector of Pakistan, Studies in Higher Education, 45 (8). 1584-1604. Taylor & Francis, SSCI Impact Factor 3.000 Q1 Ranked HEC Recognized W Category
12Butt, A., Lodhi, R. N., Butt, K. S., (2020). Staff Retention: A Factor of Competitive Advantage in Higher Education Sector of Pakistan, Studies in Higher Education, 45 (8). 1584-1604. Taylor & Francis, SSCI Impact Factor 3.000 Q1 Ranked HEC Recognized W Category
13Shahid, M.S., Lodhi, R. N., Gill, A. (2019). An Energy Transition Model for Pakistan’s Electricity System: Scenarios and their Implications, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 39 (1) 13210 (John Wiley & Sons), SCI Impact Factor 1.989 Q2 Ranked. HEC Recognized W Category
14Danish, Saud, S., Baloch, M.A., Lodhi, R. N. (2018). The nexus between energy consumption and financial development: estimating the role of globalization in Next-11 countries, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1–11 Springer Publishing, SCI Impact Factor 3.056 Q2 Ranked, 25(19), 18651-18661, HEC Recognized W Category
15Khursheed, A., Fatima. M, Mustafa. F. Lodhi. R. N. & Akhtar (2021). A. An Empirical Analysis of the Factors Influencing Social Entrepreneurship: A Gendered Approach, Management Letters/Cuadernos De Gestión, ESCI & Scopus indexed Q4 Ranked, HEC Recognized W Category
16Khursheed, A., Fatima. M, Mustafa. F. Lodhi. R. N. & Akhtar (2021). A. An Empirical Analysis of the Factors Influencing Social Entrepreneurship: A Gendered Approach, Management Letters/Cuadernos De Gestión, ESCI & Scopus indexed Q4 Ranked, HEC Recognized W Category
17Naeem, A., Lodhi, R. N., & Ullah, A. (2021). How transformational leadership influences the knowledge sharing process. International Journal of Knowledge Management. 17 (2), Q3 Ranked HEC Recognized X Category. Accepted
18Zafar, U., Lodhi, R. N., Rabbani, S. & Ahmad, A., (2021). Nexus between Customer Expectation and E-Purchase Intention: Exploring the Role of Perceived Justice. KASBIT Business Journal. 13(2), pp. 146-164, HEC Recognized Y Category
19Azeem, M., Asghar, S., Lodhi, R. N., Hussain, A., Ahmad, A., & Naz, F. (2021). Asynchronous Learning Initiatives: Case Study at the Time of Covid-19. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change. HEC Recognized W Category
20Ali, A., Muhammad, A. K., Rasheed, M. S., & Lodhi, R. N. (2020). Brand Loyalty versus Brand Switching: Revisiting the Concept from Young Consumers’ Perspective. The Lahore Journal of Business, 8(2), 129-154. HEC Recognized Y Category
21Shams, G., Rather, R. A., Rehman, M. A. & Lodhi, R. N. (2020). Hospitality-based service recovery, outcome favorability, satisfaction with service recovery, and consequent customer loyalty: an empirical analysis. International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality. Scopus ESCI Indexed. Q2 Ranked HEC Recognized X Category. doi/10.1108/IJCTHR-04-2020-0079/full/html
22Ismail, A., Farooq, S. & Lodhi, R. N., (2020). Strategies into Actions: Finding Gaps between Expected and Actual Outcomes of Microfinance. SALU-Commerce & Economics Review, Volume 6 (1) December (2020). 6 (1), 213-230. HEC Recognized Y Category
23Malik, I. A., Habib, N.-u., Lodhi, R. N. & Shabbir, S. A., (2020). Apprehending Inspirational Persuasion Factors for Intention to use eWOM by Highlighting Mediation of Attitude towards eWOM: A Case of Social Network Sites. Pacific Business Review International. 13 (4). HEC Recognized Y Category
24Naz, A., Farooq, S., Lodhi, R. N. & Ali, F. H., Maryam, S.Z. (2020). Awareness, Understanding, and Usage of Islamic Banking Products and Services: A Case of Customers' Satisfaction towards Islamic Banking in Pakistan. Islamic Banking and Finance Review, Volume 7 (December 2020). HEC Recognized Y Category
25Shaheen, M., Lodhi, R. N., Mustafa, F. & Zafar, U., (2020). Country of Origin, Price Sensitivity and Customer Involvement as New Antidotes to Purchase Intention: Evidence from Mobile Phone SME’s. Global Management Journal of Academics and Corporate Studies. 10 (2), 46-64. HEC Recognized Y Category
26Muhammad, A. K., Ali, A., Lodhi, R. N. & Kalsoom, U. (2020). Exploring the antecedents and consequences of mal-marketing in the pharmaceutical industry: A case study of Pakistan. RADS Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8(1), 14-25. HEC Recognized Y Category
27Baloch, M. A., Meng, F., & Lodhi, R. N. (2018). Information systems capabilities and customer capital: A multiple mediation model. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 17 (1), 1-23. Emerging Sources Citation Indexed (ESCI) Q3 Ranked DOI: 10.1142/S0219877019500226
28Kanwal, I., Lodhi, R. N., & Kashif, M. (2019). Leadership styles and workplace ostracism among frontline employees. Management Research Review, 42 (8), 991-1013. Q2 Ranked Emerald Publishing Group, Emerging Sources Citation Indexed (ESCI)
29Umar, M., Lodhi, R. N., Lal, C., & Khan, N. (2018). Analysis of Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation to Identify Critical Factors and Development of a Framework for It’s Success. Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 55(2), 1-6. ScopusHEC Recognized X Category Journal
30Salman, H., Aftab, F., & Lodhi, R. N. (2014) Macroeconomic Variables and Rising Food Prices: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan, IBT Journal of Business Studies, 9 (1), 66-82, HEC Recognized Y Category Journal.
31Tahir, S., Aftab, F., & Lodhi, R. N. (2014). Impact of Customer Based Brand Equity (CBBE) on Customer Retention: A comparative study of Government, Private and Foreign banks of Lahore, Pakistan. IBT Journal of Business Studies, 10 (2), 31-45. HEC Y Recognized Journal
32Safdar, S., & Lodhi, R. N. (2015). Mediating Impact of Corporate Entrepreneurship on the Relationship among Job Satisfaction, Citizenship Behavior and Organizational Commitment: Evidence from Pakistan Banking Employees. Global Management Journal for Academic & Corporate Studies. 5(1), 96-109 (HEC Recognized Y Category Journal)
33Masood, A., & Lodhi, R. N. (2016). Factors Affecting the Behavior of Government Auditors for the Surveillance of Public Sector of Pakistan. Pakistan Business Review. 18 (1), 99-119, HEC Recognized X Category Journal
34Idrees, Q., Lodhi, R. N., Farooq, K., & Nisar, S. (2016). Need of improvement in healthcare via demand side financing in Pakistan. Medical Forum Monthly, 27(1), 5-9, HEC Recognized Y Category Journal
35Khan, A. U., Mahmood, A., Lodhi, R. N., & Aftab, F. (2016). Influence of Product Placement on Consumer Behavior: the Mediating Roles of Consumer Recognition with Program Celebrity and Ethical Perceptions towards Product Placement that leads to Consumer Purchase Intention. IBT Journal of Business Studies, 12 (1), 168-184, HEC Recognized Y Category Journal
36Masood, A., & Lodhi, R. N. (2016). Determinants of behavioral intentions to use SPSS among students: Application of Technology Acceptance model (TAM). FWU Journal of Social Sciences, 10 (2), 146-152. Q3 Ranked HEC Recognized X Category Journal
37Shaheen, M., & Lodhi, R. N. (2016). Impacts of social media marketing on consumer decision making process: Descriptive study of Pakistan. Journal of Business Strategies, 10(1), 57-71, HEC Recognized Y Category Journal
38Gillani, A., Lodhi, R. N., & Irfan, S. M. (2016). Examining the Relationship between Service Excellence and Customer Delight: Mediating Role of Customer Satisfaction. Science International. 28 (4), 2086-2081, HEC Recognized Y Category Journal
39Nisar, S., & Lodhi, R. N. (2016). Exploring the Nexus: Terrorism and Economic Growth in Pakistan. Journal of Independent Studies and Research-Management, Social Sciences and Economics, 13(2), HEC Recognized Y Category Journal
40Rasheed, A., Lodhi, R. N., & Habiba, U. (2016). An Empirical Study of the Impact of Servant Leadership on Employee Innovative Work Behavior with the Mediating Effect of Work Engagement: Evidence from Banking Sector of Pakistan. Global Management Journal for Academic & Corporate Studies, 6(2), 177-190, HEC Recognized Y Category Journal
41Khan, R., Meer, J. K., Lodhi, R. N., & Aftab, F. (2017). Determinants of Dividend Payout Ratio: A Study of KSE Manufacturing firms in Pakistan. IBT Journal of Business Studies, 13(1) 12-24, HEC Recognized Y Category Journal
42Ali, A., Lodhi, R.N. (2017) How Facebook Addiction Affects the Personal Life of Addict Students and their Family: A Case Study of Pakistan, Paradigms: A Research Journal of Commerce, Economics, and Social Sciences, 12 (1), HEC Recognized Y Category Journsal
43Bashir, R., Lodhi, R. N., & Mahmood, Z. (2017). Factors Influencing the Purchase Intensions of Young Females of Pakistan. Paradigms, 11(2), 173-177. HEC Recognized Y Category Journsal
44Lodhi, R. N., Safdar, S., Habiba, U., Mehmood, Z., Fiaz, M., & Mizna. (2016). A Qualitative investigation about extensive issue of Dengue: An awareness and prevention of dengue in Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 41(1), 141-152. Q4 Ranked HEC X Category Journal
45Saeed, R., Lodhi, R. N., & Ahmad, Z. (2013). Effect of Micro Finance on Poverty Reduction of Small Scale Farmers of Pakistan. Scientific Papers-Series Management Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 13 (2) 363-367. HEC Recognized Y Category Journsal

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